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Sun Jan 31, 2016, 10:52 AM

Koch network spent nearly $400M in 2015


INDIAN WELLS, Calif. – The Koch brothers’ donor network spent close to $400 million last year, and is on its way to spending an unprecedented $889 million supporting right-wing politics and causes during the 2016 cycle.

On Saturday afternoon, the Koch network assembled 500 wealthy conservatives — its largest gathering ever — at a luxury resort near the foothills of Palm Springs’ Coachella Valley.

About 150 of the donors are first-time attendees, and the rest are paid-up members of the conservative donor network, which requires a minimum annual membership fee of $100,000.

“Everybody, come out and identify yourself because this isn’t some secret cabal,” Charles Koch said in his opening address to the donors on the lawns of the luxury Renaissance Resort and Spa.

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http://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/267641-koch-network-spent-nearly-400-million-in-2015

Yes, Please do be Loud and Proud, Chuckles....

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n2doc Jan 2016 OP
Jackie Wilson Said Jan 2016 #1
MisterP Jan 2016 #7
malaise Jan 2016 #2
Galileo126 Jan 2016 #5
Octafish Jan 2016 #3
libdem4life Jan 2016 #4
Overseas Jan 2016 #6

Response to n2doc (Original post)

Sun Jan 31, 2016, 10:55 AM

1. I believe these people are on record stating they dont have enough money yet.

Sometimes I just wonder if I am dreaming about this society who thinks 20 people should have everything and everyone else should beg.

Would make a good fantasy movie, but would look more like a documentary, now wouldn't it.

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Response to Jackie Wilson Said (Reply #1)

Sun Jan 31, 2016, 03:47 PM

7. yup, this is an INVESTMENT for them

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Response to n2doc (Original post)

Sun Jan 31, 2016, 10:57 AM

2. And they'll lose again

Can't wait

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Response to malaise (Reply #2)

Sun Jan 31, 2016, 11:03 AM

5. Exactly, Malaise

Reminds me of the gubernatorial race in California, where Meg Whitman spent $150 million and lost her ass off.

Thanks for the coffers!! Now go home.

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Response to n2doc (Original post)

Sun Jan 31, 2016, 10:58 AM

3. Best plutocracy money can buy.

Citizens without wealth need not vote.

PS: Going by what he's done for them over the past six years, the Kochs are big supporters of Michigan Governor Rick Snyder.

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Sun Jan 31, 2016, 11:01 AM

4. They may have had to do some fancy dancing to explain why All That Money and she's tanking.

 

No wonder she left Iowa for a quick trip...to reassure the troops...and get more. Lots of unprecedented events going on here.

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Sun Jan 31, 2016, 12:47 PM

6. K&R. Astounding sum.

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